The Corbel Blog

Keeping your business up to date with the latest IT advancements and news

HP in Higher Education

By the time students enter the voluntary stages of their education, it is hoped that many of them have some kind of burgeoning career plan, or at least an emerging idea or two. Looking back on ‘old school’ college days the notion of a hand-held computer with messaging, a camera, GPS, Scrabble and an ‘Internet ...

Suffolk tennis prodigy receives Suffolk SportsAid grant from British sporting legend

Aspiring tennis star Justice Hall from Ipswich, has become the latest young athlete from the county to be recognised by Suffolk SportsAid. Hall, who is a member of the Great Britain 12 and under squad, secured a 3rd place finish at the national finals last year. Training for 15 hours a week, she is described ...

An Eventful Business Continuity Forum

At the end of February, Corbel hosted the Business Continuity Forum at their head office in Ipswich. Attended by 21 local businesses, Andrew Woodley from the Mediterranean Shipping Company, Karen Rogers from Corbel and Phil Dibbin from Willis, touched on some important points businesses need to consider, to safeguard their and their employees livelihoods in ...

Product of the Year for Backup & Disaster Recovery Software and Services

And the winner is… Veeam Availability Suite v8! Veeam announced that TechTarget’s Storage Magazine named Veeam Availability Suite v8 the Product of the Year for Backup & Disaster Recovery Software and Services in 2015. TechTarget’s Storage Magazine is the #1 online platform for enterprise IT professionals. The annual Storage Magazine and SearchStorage Products of the ...

Introducing Jonathan Spinks, Corbel’s new BT Product Manager

Great news, Jonathan Spinks has taken the role of BT Product Manager at Corbel. We’re excited about the knowledge Jonathan brings with him, which will be of great benefit to our existing and prospective clients. I have worked in Sales since 2008. Starting my career in Insurance, I quickly moved into telecoms in 2009 and ...

Making Unified Communications Work for Your Company

We learnt today from 3CX, that using Unified Communications (UC) has the potential to sharply raise productivity for any company. But companies have to integrate it into their businesses if they are to get the full value from it, experts say. The growing market for UC shows that companies recognize its potential: That market for ...

Introducing Lewis Mann, Corbel’s new Apprentice IT Technician

Excellent news, Lewis Mann has taken up the position as Corbel’s new Apprentice IT Technician. We’re looking forward to seeing Lewis progress with us, bringing with him a drive and determination to do well for Corbel. After completing my studies at Sixth Form and my ICT A Level, I began my first Apprenticeship working with ...

Grant award concludes another successful year for SportsAid in Suffolk

Suffolk SportsAid marked the end of another successful year by awarding a grant to England basketball star Maya Price. Price (15), who plays for Ipswich Basketball Club, became the 20th super-talented Suffolk athlete to receive support from Suffolk SportsAid in 2015. She was a member of the England U16 Women National Team programme last season ...

Is Your Government Data Centre Protected from the Zombie Horde!?!

Clint Wyckoff at Veeam and Kirsty Dalton, GovGirl explain how a zombie apocalypse could destroy your data centre. Clint Wyckoff  recently participated in a video interview with Kristy Dalton, GovGirl – the topic of the discussion was how a zombie apocalypse could destroy your data centre. This sounds like a tall tale, but disasters can ...

To Protect & Serve: 3CX Protects The Pope

Today we learned via 3CX, that their 3CX Hosted PBX protected the Pope… If you were in New York, New Jersey or Pennsylvania September just gone then you probably knew Pope Francis was visiting. In fact, even if you weren’t aware, a quick stroll through the metropolitan areas of any one of these States screamed ...